Congratulations to attorney Aurora Vaca who was nominated for, and accepted the position of Vice President of the Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel (JADC).
Steve and Jeri O’Hara won a favorable verdict for the defense in Lake City, Florida, on December 13, 2012, in a case involving a brain-injured child. The child was three years old in the fall of 2008 when she was in a child restraint seat in the rear seat of a small car which was…
An exceptional defense verdict achieved by the firm on behalf of an insurance company on December 14, 2012, was recently featured in The Voice, DRI’s weekly e-newsletter. DRI member, Jeff Humphries, was the lead trial attorney on the case. Read the complete article from the DRI newsletter archives by clicking here.
On December 3, 2012, the Florida First District Court of Appeal affirmed a summary judgment we had won for our client (the defendant) in Circuit Court in Nassau County, Florida. Steve O’Hara did the initial legal research and worked the case up, securing key evidence and deposition testimony. Susan argued and won the summary judgment…
Three of our attorneys were recently included among “Jacksonville’s Top Lawyers” published in the October 2012 issue of Jacksonville’s “904” magazine; a listing of local lawyers identified as reaching the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence. Susan S. and J. Stephen O’Hara, Jr., were both named under Appellate Practice, and Deborah A. Halvorsen…
In August 2012, Susan was successful in having our defense verdict of November 2010 upheld on appeal.
In April 2012, Mike Regan and J. Stephen O’Hara obtained a favorable jury verdict in Duval County on a case tried on the issues of causation and damages only. Plaintiff began treating with pain management after a motor vehicle accident, and sustained a cervical hematoma during pain management treatment which required emergency surgery and a…
In March 2012, the firm obtained a summary judgment granted in favor of landowner where Plaintiff sustained injuries resulting in quadriplegia. This was in St. John’s County.
In March 2012, Susan obtained a summary judgment granted in favor of a landowner where an independent contractor who was making roof repairs fell through a skylight. This was in Nassau County.
In March 2012, Michael Regan obtained a summary judgment granted in favor of our client who was a landlord. A postal worker had been bitten by tenant’s bulldog. This was in Duval County.
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